Crikey, it’s been a bit of a while since I last updated this blog, hasn’t it? Well, it’s not for lack of action. Quite the contrary… I’ve been so busyContinue readingLatest news…
REVIEW: Martin Carthy at the (Not) The White Horse Folk Club
This was the second time I’ve seen the folk legend in front of a bijou audience in Beverley. Legend is a word chronically overused these days, but it really doesContinue readingREVIEW: Martin Carthy at the (Not) The White Horse Folk Club
I just wanted to write a few words about an event in my home city recently. The Humber Street Sesh took place on Saturday, August 4, in an area nearContinue readingPeople power
What is folk?
Ok, that’s a pretty big question that I’m clearly not going to be able to answer definitively here in this little old blog. But recent gigs and events have hadContinue readingWhat is folk?
Culture of underachievement
This is something I’ve been musing on for some time now and I’ve been struggling to put it into words (so bear with me). But it has been in myContinue readingCulture of underachievement
A productive week
I actually managed to have a week off work and pretty much stuck to my promise to myself not to check any work emails for seven days. It was greatContinue readingA productive week
X Factor antidote? Folk is the answer!
This is the first time I’ve really written a considered piece on my blog; it’s been prompted by The X Factor (finally) ending last night, but I’ve had a fewContinue readingX Factor antidote? Folk is the answer!
Appearance on WHCR FM 106.9
On Monday, December 5, I had the pleasure of appearing on West Hull Community Radio. I was asked to do some live tracks after Max Roberts, who does the folkContinue readingAppearance on WHCR FM 106.9
Hannah James and Sam Sweeney, folk club 26/09/11
Saw these two at the (Not) The White Horse Folk Club in Beverley last night… and stunningly talented they were too. Sam is an exceptional fiddler (by that I meanContinue readingHannah James and Sam Sweeney, folk club 26/09/11
Cropton Folk and Roots Festival 2011
In September, Beggar’s Bridge were delighted to be able to play at the Cropton festival in North Yorkshire. This was our first proper folk festival, having previously played pub gigsContinue readingCropton Folk and Roots Festival 2011